HIST249 The American Civil War


General Education Category and Learning Outcomes
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Understanding the Past

-Critically analyze the cultural, economic, geographical, and political processes that influenced historical events.

-Recognize, describe, and explain the nature of past historical events and their consequences for the present.

-Examine the relationship between individuals and past events, their interactions, and the repercussions of these interactions.


Understanding U.S. Society

-Explore the diverse communities—racial, ethnic, class, gender, religious, and sexual—that define cultural and political life in the United States.

-Critically examine the tensions among various groups within U.S. society.

-Study events, ideas, or movements that have influenced U.S. society.


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